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Collections of items recorded from television, including commercials, old television shows, government proceedings, and more.

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Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive
The 9/11 Television News Archive is a library of news coverage of the events of 9/11/2001 and their aftermath as presented by U.S. and international broadcasters. A resource for scholars, journalists, and the public, it presents one week of news broadcasts for study, research and analysis....
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AdViews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television Commercials AdViews is a digital archive of thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s. These commercials were created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles...
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Classic TV
Bringing you classic television shows submitted by Internet Archive users since July 9th, 2007. (We also have lots of classic television commercials in the Prelinger collection.) If you'd like to add to this collection, please upload public domain classic TV shows to the Community Video collection...
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Classic TV Commercials
Classic TV commercials and public service announcements (PSAs) uploaded by archive.org users. If you'd like to add to this collection, please upload public domain classic TV commercials or PSAs to the Community Video collection and put the subject keyword "classic tv commercial" or "classic PSA" on...
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Computer Commercials: Video Ads for Computer Products
This is a collection of video commercials for home computers, computer accessories, and software. Most are digitized from vintage VHS tapes.
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Happy News Year
An exhibit of news broadcasts from around January 1st, 2012 from more than 60 stations in 30 countries. We hope the Happy News Year exhibit will highlight the amazing breadth of culture and opinion available through daily television news.
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TV News Search & Borrow
The TV News Search & Borrow service is designed to help engaged citizens better understand the issues and candidates in the 2012 U.S. elections by allowing them to search closed captioning transcripts to borrow relevant television news programs. The Internet Archive works to preserve the published...
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A slice of TV recordings from around the World
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